Last Modified: 7/10/2020
Location: FL, PR, USVI
Business: Part A
Q: We are receiving reject reason code C7010. What steps can we take to avoid this reason code?
for a description associated with the Medicare Part A reason code(s). Simply enter a valid reason code into the box and click the submit button.
A: You are receiving this reason code when the beneficiary was/is enrolled in a hospice election period for the date of service(s).
• If the information is invalid
Contact the hospice provider and ask them to submit their last claim for the beneficiary with occurrence code 42 and the date of disenrollment. Once the records are deleted or updated, refile the claim to Medicare
• If the information is valid and the services provided to the beneficiary are related to their terminal condition for hospice services
Refile the claim with the hospice provider listed on the beneficiary’s records
• If the information is valid and the services provided to the beneficiary are not related to their terminal condition for hospice services
Refile the claim with a condition code 07 (treatment of non-terminal condition for hospice patient)
• Visit the Check Eligibility page and search by date of service and beneficiary information.
• On the Eligibility/Benefits results page, select the Hospice/Home Health tab (when available).
• The beneficiary’s Hospice results will include the following information:
• Effective Date
• Termination Date
• Revocation Code:
0 = No revocation, open spell
1 = Revoked by beneficiary
2 = Revoked (occurrence code 42)
3 = Revoked (occurrence code 23)
• National Provider Identifier (NPI)
Search the NPI Registry
for the hospice provider’s contact information
• Hospice Occurrence Count (when applicable)
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